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Is the FDA recommending best practice for use of the high

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Is the FDA recommending best practice for use of the high level disinfection systems like the Trophan EPR for cleaning vaginal ultrasounds to make sure killing HPV?
Do you have studies to review on this?
Thanks, ***** *****
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Briarcliff767 replied 6 months ago.
Hi my name is ***** ***** I am happy to assist you. Yes they do have a system set up to make sure the highest level is reached. Currently they use a 6-log reduction and a glutaraldehyde based solution. You can read more here http://www3.gehealthcare.com/~/media/downloads/us/product/product-categories/ultrasound/trophon%20epr/trophon-epr_evaluation-of-a-hydrogen-peroxide-based-system.pdf?Parent=%7B579F8867-3854-4933-82E2-A83362B0575C%7DIf you need further questions answered please let me know !
Customer: replied 6 months ago.

What is the FDA position on moving away from glutaraldehyde since it does not kill HPV? Do they have a recommendation out on that?

That is the question.

Thanks, Ginny

Expert:  Briarcliff767 replied 6 months ago.
There is one that has been deemed approved called trophon ERPhttp://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/immersion-centers/2015/05/~/media/DF602B3687504B6E8A9FF975329C739F.ashx

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